Tearful Reunion After Mom Saw Photo of Daughter at US Border
It was a fairy tale ending — for the moment — to a complicated story, one that began in Honduras and with an unhappy relationship.
This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Six years had passed since Glenda Valdez kissed her toddler goodbye and left for the United States — six years since she held Emely in her arms. But here she was, at Texas’ Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, tearfully embracing the little girl she left behind. And it happened only because she had glimpsed a televised photo of Emely, part of an Associated Press story on young people crossing the Mexican border alone.…